How to Install Silverlight Browser Support on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic 32-64bit Easy Guide

December 11, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Silverlight for Ubuntu Linux

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the Silverlight Firefox and Opera Browser Support by the Pipelight Package for Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn i386/amd64 Linux.

Pipelight allows one to run Windows browser plugins in the context of Linux browsers.

To Achieve this Pipelight do:

  • Connects the Windows DLL with the Linux process
  • Translates between platform dependent differences on the NPAPI
  • Uses a Patched Wine version

Pipelight needs to start Wine to execute the pluginloader. This May Slow down the Start of Your Browser.

Install Silverlight for Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Linux - Featured
  1. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands).

    Ctrl+Alt+T

    Install Silverlight for Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Linux - Open Terminal
  2. How to Add Pipelight Ubuntu PPA Apt Repo

    Adding Pipelight Ubuntu PPA
  3. Installing Pipelight for Ubuntu

    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

    apt-get install --install-recommends pipelight-multi
    pipelight-plugin --update
    pipelight-plugin --enable silverlight
    exit

    Install Silverlight for Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Linux - accept license

  4. Restart Firefox Browser to Install Silverlight into Wine.

    Install Silverlight for Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Linux - installing silverlight

  5. How to Install Opera Browser on Ubuntu Linux:

    SetUp Opera on Ubuntu.


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